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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-3208

Original release date: 09/14/2011
Last revised: 12/28/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the split_wildmats function in nntpd.c in nntpd in Cyrus IMAP Server before 2.3.17 and 2.4.x before 2.4.11 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted NNTP command.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 49534
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:149
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.cyrusimap.org/cyrus-imapd/commit/?id=0f8f026699829b65733c3081657b24e2174f4f4d
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [cyrus-announce] 20110908 Cyrus 2.4.11 Released
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 75307
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1026031
External Source: MLIST
Name: [cyrus-announce] 20110908 Cyrus 2.3.17 Released
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:1317
External Source: XF
Name: cyrus-splitwildmats-bo(69679)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.cyrusimap.org/cyrus-imapd/commit/?id=3244c18c928fa331f6927e2b8146abe90feafddd
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2318
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2011:1036
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=734926
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2011:1034

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.0.17
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.1.16
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.1.17
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.1.18
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.10
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.13p1
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.13
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.14
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.12
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.11
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.9
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.2.8
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.15
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.4
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.12
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.12p1
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.12p2
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.13
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.9
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.5
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.6
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.7
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.8
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.0
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.11
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.10
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.14
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.3.16 and previous versions
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.10
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.9
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.0
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.1
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.2
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.7
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.8
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.5
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.3
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.4
* cpe:/a:cmu:cyrus_imap_server:2.4.6

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